The Emirates Classification Society (TASNEEF) and its subsidiaries work to improve its clients’ safety, environmental and business performance. Its expertise and activities cover Maritime Classification, Certification (Management Systems, Product & Personnel), Assets Integrity and Training.
TASNEEF was established in 2012 as the First Arab Classification Society in United Arab Emirates (UAE) as well as in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region and Arab world. TASNEEF is the preeminent Classification Society in the UAE. The primary mission of TASNEEF is to serve the UAE’s interest, as well as the needs of our clients by promoting the security and safety of life and property, and protecting and preserving the natural environment in our vital Industries, Maritime and Certification Domain.
TASNEEF operates in national and international markets. TASNEEF is the most effective and efficient provider of marine and offshore classification services in the UAE, in addition to Certification through our Business Assurance Subsidiary and training courses through our Academy Subsidiary. TASNEEF provides the Maritime Industry in the UAE and region the highest international standards relating to Safety, Environment, Comfort of life and property, and Environment Protection and Prevention aboard Maritime centric assets through certification processes.

In 2016, TASNEEF established the following subsidiaries:

  • TASNEEF Maritime Services which is the sole classification society within TASNEEF. It issues Rules relating to among others, Classification of ships
  • TASNEEF-RINA Business Assurance which is an International Certification body providing Certifications, Training and Advisory Services
  • TASNEEF Academy which is specialized in training for maritime, quality, health & safety, management systems and other customized courses
  • TASNEEF Asset Integrity which is an accredited inspection body and personnel certification body for ensuring safety in industrial, Construction, and Oil & Gas sectors. Their priority is to prevent the users, the asset, the environment, and property from any accident or damages

Vision, Mission & Values:

Our Vision: Driving changes, optimizing the needs and preserving the resources for succeeding generations
Our Mission: Adding value to the society by enhancing the safety of life, property and the environment, through qualified local resources
Our Values: Quality, Innovation, Integrity, Trust & Confidence, Responsibility


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